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PRESS RELEASE: Nearly 600 Attendees Gather in Richmond for 2022 Virginia Veteran and Military Affairs Conference & Annual Virginia Values Veterans Awards Program

September 14th, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Nearly 600 Attendees Gather in Richmond for 2022 Virginia Veteran and Military Affairs Conference & Annual Virginia Values Veterans Awards Program RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the 2022 Virginia Veteran and Military Affairs Conference & Annual Virginia Values Veterans Awards Program, hosted by the Virginia Chamber Foundation, the Virginia Veterans Services Foundation, and the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Statement of Virginia Chamber of Commerce President on Virginia’s Position Within CNBC’s Top States for Business Rankings

July 13th, 2022

  July 13, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Richmond, Virginia – Today, CNBC released its America’s Top States for Business 2022 national rankings. CNBC graded states on 88 metrics in ten categories of competitiveness. This year’s rankings placed greater emphasis on workforce, infrastructure, and the cost of doing business. Based on Virginia’s 2022 scores, the Commonwealth was ranked the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Governor Glenn Youngkin Holds Ceremonial Signing of HB 884 / SB 195 During the 2022 Virginia Health Care Conference

June 2nd, 2022

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago at the 2022 Virginia Health Care Conference hosted by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Governor Glenn Youngkin held a ceremonial signing for legislation that will expand access and lower the cost of health coverage for small businesses in Virginia, which accounts for over 90% of employers in the state. Following the bill […]

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Press Release: Virginia Chamber Announces the Recipients of Legislators of the Year and Free Enterprise Awards for Pro-Business Support During 2022 Legislative Session

May 3rd, 2022

  PRESS RELEASE: VIRGINIA CHAMBER ANNOUNCES THE RECIPIENTS OF LEGISLATORS OF THE YEAR AND FREE ENTERPRISE AWARDS FOR PRO-BUSINESS SUPPORT DURING 2022 LEGISLATIVE SESSION Richmond, Virginia – Moments ago, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of the 2022 Legislators of the Year, Freshman Legislator of the Year and Free Enterprise Award. Recipients were […]

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Press Release: 2022 Virginia Forum on Corporate Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment Hosts a Discussion with Industry Leaders and Government Officials on How to Make Virginia the Top State for Sustainability and Reliable Energy

April 13th, 2022

  Press Release: 2022 Virginia Forum on Corporate Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment Hosts a Discussion with Industry Leaders and Government Officials on How to Make Virginia the Top State for Sustainability and Reliable Energy RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the 2022 Virginia Forum on Corporate Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment concluded, with virtual participation of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Fred D. Thompson, Jr., of Thompson Hospitality, Elected Chairman of Virginia Chamber Board of Directors

January 18th, 2022

RICHMOND, VA – Moments ago, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) elected Fred D. Thompson, Jr. to serve as the 2022 Chair of the Board of Directors during the Chamber’s Annual Meeting held today, in Richmond, Virginia. Since joining the Chamber’s Board of Directors in 2015, Fred has served as a member of the Chamber’s […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Virginia Chamber Presents Blueprint Virginia 2030 to Governor-Elect Glenn Youngkin at 12th Annual Virginia Economic Summit & Forum on World Trade

December 3rd, 2021

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the 2021 Virginia Economic Summit and Forum on World Trade concluded, featuring leading economic and trade experts to discuss this year’s theme, “Blueprint Virginia 2030, A Strategy for Virginia’s Future – Building an Economy for All.” The 2021 Virginia Economic Summit and Forum on World Trade was co-hosted by the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: More Than 400 Attendees Gather In-Person and Virtually for 2021 Virginia Education and Workforce Conference 

October 20th, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: More Than 400 Attendees Gather In-Person and Virtually for 2021 Virginia Education and Workforce Conference  Business, Higher Education, and other Virginia Leaders from Across the Commonwealth Discuss Developing Affordable Pathways for Virginia’s Talent. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the 2021 Virginia Education and Workforce Conference, hosted by the Virginia Chamber Foundation, the Virginia […]

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PRESS RELEASE: 400 Attendees Gather Virtually for 2021 Virginia Veteran and Military Affairs Conference & Annual Virginia Values Veterans Awards Program

September 15th, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: 400 Attendees Gather Virtually for 2021 Virginia Veteran and Military Affairs Conference & Annual Virginia Values Veterans Awards Program Leaders Gather from Across the Commonwealth to Participate in Key Discussions on Expanding Economic Opportunity for Military Families Through the Power of Partnerships  RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the 2021 Virginia Veteran and Military […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Virginia Chamber Statement on Virginia’s Recognition as “Best Business Climate” by Business Facilities

July 27th, 2021

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Barry DuVal, President and CEO of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement regarding Virginia’s recognition as “Best Business Climate” by Business Facilities. The Business Facilities 17th Annual State Ranking Report, released today, is available at https://cdn.businessfacilities.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/BF2021-Rankings_State_Metro-Global-C-1.pdf. “Virginia’s recognition as Business Facilities’ Best Business Climate is a testament to our […]

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